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tr.v. meth·yl·at·ed, meth·yl·at·ing, meth·yl·ates
1. To introduce one or more methyl groups into (a molecule).
2. To mix or combine with methyl alcohol.

meth′yl·a′tor n.
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Adj.1.methylated - having received a methyl group; "methylated alcohol"
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It is hopeless attempting to make a wood fire, so you light the methylated spirit stove, and crowd round that.
Dorothy," she continued on the same breath, to catch the servant before she left the room, "we shall want some more methylated spirits--unless the lamp itself is out of order.
He thought the small pressurised paraffinfuelled camping stove had gone out and so poured methylated spirits on it.
Library preparation consisted of: a) sonication of the DNA to create 100-300 base pair fragments; b) DNA end repair, addition of 3'adenine overhangs, and ligation of methylated sequencing adaptors; c) bisulfite treatment using the EZ DNA Methylation-Gold Kit[TM] (Zymo Research); and d) desalting, size selection, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification (10 cycles), and an additional round of size selection.
The police seized 1015 bottles of liquor, out of which 700 bottles were of Ponda alcohol and 315 of methylated alcohol.
'Many people are looking for an alternative they can try to intoxicate themselves and one of the things they are doing now is to add methylated spirit to their drinks and they call it 'new hope',' he declared.
Gene expression was assessed in nine differentially methylated genes by real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
For patients with methylated MGMT gene status, median survival was 34.7 months from surgery.
Genome sequencing following bisulfite conversion, methylated DNA immunoprecipitation (MeDIP), or methylation-specific polymerase chain reaction has recently enabled easier and more accurate identification of genome-wide DNA methylation patterns within a specific tissue in a high-throughput manner.
where "# of unconverted Cs" and "# of converted Cs" indicates the count of methylated (unconverted) Cs and unmodified Cs (converted Cs) at a specific cytosine site, respectively.
He claims the poorest alcoholics could switch from strong beer and cider to illicit alcohol, methylated spirits and formerly legal highs.